Category: Reading

Review + Giveaway: The Shepherd’s Calculus by C.S. Farrelly

Review + Giveaway: The Shepherd’s Calculus by C.S. Farrelly

When journalist Peter Merrick is asked to write a eulogy for his mentor, Jesuit priest James Ingram, his biggest concern is doing right by the man. But when his routine research reveals disturbing ties to sexual abuse and clues to a shadowy deal trading justice for power, everything he believed about his friend is called into question. With the US presidential election looming, incumbent Arthur Wyncott is quickly losing ground among religious voters. Meanwhile, Owen Feeney, head of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, is facing nearly a billion dollars in payments to victims of sex abuse. When Feeney hits on a solution to both men’s problems, it seems the stars have aligned. That is until Ally Larkin—Wyncott’s brilliant campaign aide—starts to piece together the shocking details.

Posted February 22, 2018 by Kimberly in Contests/Giveaways, Mystery, Reading / 5 Comments
Review & Giveaway: Act of Betrayal by Matthew Dunn

Review & Giveaway: Act of Betrayal by Matthew Dunn

Three years ago, intelligence officer Will Cochrane was brought in by a Delta Force colonel to eliminate a terrorist financier in Berlin. Cochrane executed the target and slipped away, never meeting the other members of the team. But when the mission was over, the colonel vanished and hasn’t been heard from since. Now, years later, members of the Berlin mission are being targeted for assassination—and one, a CIA agent, is close to discovering the truth when he narrowly escapes an explosive fire that destroys his home. He manages to track down the elusive Will Cochrane, and admits that everything Will has been told about Berlin is a lie.

Will is determined to uncover the truth about the Berlin job. Framed for multiple murders, the former spy has gone deep underground to evade his enemies and the Feds. But honor and loyalty to his colleague thrust him into danger once again.

Review + Giveaway: 66 Metres by J. F. Kirwan

Review + Giveaway: 66 Metres by J. F. Kirwan

The only thing worth killing for is family.

Everyone said she had her father’s eyes. A killer’s eyes. Nadia knew that on the bitterly cold streets of Moscow, she could never escape her past – but in just a few days, she would finally be free.

Bound to work for Kadinsky for five years, she has just one last mission to complete. Yet when she is instructed to capture The Rose, a military weapon shrouded in secrecy, Nadia finds herself trapped in a deadly game of global espionage.

Review + Giveaway: Executive Actions by Gary Grossman

Review + Giveaway: Executive Actions by Gary Grossman

In the midst of a heated presidential campaign, Secret Service Agent Scott Roarke gets an assignment that turns his world upside down. His investigation uncovers a plot so monstrous it can change the course of America’s future and world politics. Roarke discovers that presidency is about to fall into the hands of a hostile foreign power. The power play is so well-conceived that even the U.S. Constitution itself is a tool designed to guarantee the plot’s success.

Overwatch by Matthew Betley

Overwatch by Matthew Betley

When Logan West impulsively answers a dead man’s ringing phone, he triggers a global race against the clock to track down an unknown organization searching for an Iraqi artifact that is central to a planned attack in the Middle East—one that will draw the United States into a major conflict with Iran.

Logan, a former Marine officer, is quickly contracted as a “consultant” to assist the FBI as part of a special task force bent on stopping the shadowy operatives, whatever the cost.

Posted March 14, 2017 by Kimberly in Reading, Thrillers / 0 Comments
Review + Giveaway: War Hawk by James Rollins & Grant Blackwood

Review + Giveaway: War Hawk by James Rollins & Grant Blackwood

Tucker Wayne’s past and present collide when a former army colleague comes to him for help. She’s on the run from brutal assassins hunting her and her son. To keep them safe, Tucker must discover who killed a brilliant young idealist-a crime that leads back to the most powerful figures in the U.S. government.

From the haunted swamplands of the deep South to the beachheads of a savage civil war in Trinidad, Tucker and his beloved war dog, Kane, must work together to discover the truth behind a mystery that dates back to World War II, involving the genius of a young code-breaker, Alan Turing…

Posted February 23, 2017 by Kimberly in Mystery, Reading, Thriller Thursday, Thrillers / 3 Comments
Showcase: War Hawk by James Rollins & Grant Blackwood

Showcase: War Hawk by James Rollins & Grant Blackwood

Former Army Ranger Tucker Wayne and his war dog Kane are thrust into a global conspiracy in this second Sigma Force spinoff adventure from #1 New York Times bestselling author James Rollins and Grant Blackwood.

Tucker Wayne’s past and present collide when a former army colleague comes to him for help. She’s on the run from brutal assassins hunting her and her son. To keep them safe, Tucker must discover who killed a brilliant young idealist-a crime that leads back to the most powerful figures in the U.S. government.

Posted January 10, 2017 by Kimberly in Reading, Suspense, Thrillers / 1 Comment
A New Year, Running and Brad Taylor’s Pike Logan Series

A New Year, Running and Brad Taylor’s Pike Logan Series

I hope your new year is off to a fantastic start! I started mine with a late afternoon 10 mile run. I always stop for a photo when I’m running, here is my favorite from today.

And now for author Brad Taylor. Have you read his thrillers? Taylor as been a regular on the best selling lists since his debut in 2011 with One Rough Man (Pike Logan Series #1).

Posted January 2, 2017 by Kimberly in Reading, Running, Thrillers / 0 Comments